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Dick's Sporting Goods
(480) 615-2748
Fiesta Mall
Mesa, AZ
 
Arizona Sportsman
(480) 844-0802
1232 East Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ
 
Diversified Fleet Repair
(480) 827-1883
3431 East Main Street
Mesa, AZ
 
Mesa Spirit RV Resort - Sales
(480) 924-6709
3020 East Main Street Ofc
Mesa, AZ
 
Bear Mountain Inc
(480) 926-7161
899 East Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ
 
Chelsea FC Soccer Camp
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ
 
Val Vista Village - Sales Office
(480) 832-2551
233 North Val Vista Drive
Mesa, AZ
 
Evanko William
(480) 835-7250
3311 North Chestnut
Mesa, AZ
 
Sports Authority
(480) 632-2389
Gilbert Commons, 1440 N. Cooper
Gilbert, AZ
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Trail Riders Holiday Park
(480) 969-3350
2460 East Main Street
Mesa, AZ
 

Preventing Loose Frame Bolts on Inline Skates

By Peter Doucet
 

Rear frame bolt on inline skate

Rear frame bolt onPeter Doucet's Cado Motus setup.

photo: Peter Doucet
 

Various disasters lurk on the racecourse. Falling. Getting lost. Being out of shape and outclassed by the competition.

Or all three at once.

Here’s another: the loose frame bolt.

The first indication that anything is wrong is the dreaded clicking sound of a loose frame. At that point, the bolt has loosened.

Next, the bolt falls out, allowing the frame to swing wildly from side to side.

At that point anything can happen, none of it good.

For me, loose frame bolts have resulted in falls or DNFs. Less fortunate skaters have suffered broken ankles.

Fortunately, you can usually prevent frame bolts from loosening with a little preventative maintenance.

Here’s how:

Tighten Up

The most important thing you can do to make sure your frame bolts don’t drop out is to keep them nice and tight. This means checking them regularly and re-tighteni...

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